Large volumes of cyclists at junctions
I drive a 7.5 tonne lorry in London on occasion, yesterday I was pulling out on to the Queen's Circus roundabout from the A3216. I had proximally 10 to 15 cyclists coming from my left and my right as well as vehicles already on the roundabout which I'm sure you can appreciate is a lot of variables to consider.
Three times I had to stop sharp as people on bicycles cut right in front of the lorry as I was about to pull out onto the roundabout.
Why do they feel it's right to overtake and undertake at a junction and place themselves in harms way like this?
I did not set out to kill anyone when I left that morning and it's only by sheer luck that I didn't hit anyone.
It seemed that every cyclist was in a way trying to get ahead of each other, would it not be safer for all concerned to form a queue and not squeeze into the smallest space in a lorries blind spot?
This site is about promoting safety, where can I report poor cycling standards to so maybe something can be achieved to make it safer?